For courses in Personal and Professional Development, Training and Development, Design of Instructional Software, Human Resource Development, and Skills Development.
Based on principles of constructivism and grounded in instructional design theory, this book contains games, simulation exercises, experiential activities, and other active learning approaches that will guide its users as they create engaging, interactive web based courseware. E-Learning Games contains openers, closers, practice exercises, simulations, peer learning activities, and idea generators that will engage online learners from their first click—and keep them returning again and again.
Kathleen Iverson is Associate Professor of Training and Development at Roosevelt University located in Chicago, Illinois, where she designs and delivers both online and traditional courses to graduate students in e-learning and training design, delivery, and evaluation. Dr. Iverson helped initiate Roosevelt University's highly successful, fully online master's degree program to prepare students for careers in training, e-learning, and organization development. She holds a Ph.D. from Loyola University, Chicago, in Training and Organization Development. In addition to her academic work, she has published both theoretical and empirical studies relating to distance learning and has consulted to major corporations including Hotel Sofitel, Marriott, Alliant, Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, and McDonald's Corporation.